Heidi Mcgrath

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Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

University of Cambridge

Massachusetts National Parks - A Guide for a Summer Road Trip

Massachusetts is home to several national parks that range from the sandy Cape Cod National Seashore to historical sites at Minute Man National Park

7 Great DIY Maintenance Tips for Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are beautiful. I mean, don’t you just love the shine? Of course, they don’t always shine. They can get pretty dull if you are not …

14 Brilliant Pieces of Literature You Can Read in the Time it Takes to Eat Lunch

It's mighty easy to feel like you don't have time to read — especially quality literature. Life is hectic, jobs are busy and it's much easier to …

An Affectionate Zebra Shark Demands Belly Rubs From the Diver Cleaning the Aquarium Viewing Glass

While cleaning the viewing glass of a large, free running tank at an aquarium, a hard working diver was caught off guard when an affectionate zebra …

Stunning Time-Lapse Footage of Hawaii’s Kīlauea Eruption

A volcanic eruption is often not the explosive, flash-flood-of-lava affair that persists in the popular imagination, largely thanks to the notorious event at Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Rather, volcanic eruptions can be disasters in slow motion. This is currently the case in Hawaii, where Kīlauea, a …

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Can't Get Enough? Try these 13 Books Like THE ALCHEMIST

Maybe you’re a person who loves a fable. Maybe you’re a person who loves to read about the Middle East, or adventure, or treasure-hunting, or …

Middle East

17 of the weirdest dinosaurs to walk the planet

1<p>Suzhousaurus<p><i>Suzhousaurus megatheriodes</i><p>Advertisement<p>Appearance of a giant rat, three metres tall, six metres long, weighed around 1,300kgs. Furry …

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The Voyage Chair Brilliantly Combines Backpack and Backrest!

Wanting to literally be the only thing you carry to the beach, Sondre Travel’s Voyage Chair is nothing short of marvelous. Matt Benedetto’s latest …

Industrial Design

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Gardening

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27 Grilled Veggie Recipes That Prove BBQs Aren't Just About Burgers

You don’t have to be a grill master to master the grill—especially when it comes to veggies. All you need is a little olive oil and a sprinkle of …

The 20 Best New Books to Read in May

Curtains have begun to flutter in newly opened windows, the parks are full of people lounging on towels and picnic blankets, the evenings feel longer and beckon for us to walk home at night — yes, May has finally arrived. And in this penultimate month of Spring, as always, more than a few highly …

Meet a Low-Maintenance, Drought-Resistant Plant Wonder

The hot new trend in planting right now is: grass. Grass? — you may find yourself asking. How could anybody get excited about grass?

Check Out This Free Digital Collection Of 6000 19th-Century Children's Books

The University of Florida Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature has a digital archive of 6000 children's books from the 19th and early …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Salt Lake City

A Sticky Twist on Solar Power

Solar power has come a long way from the original gargantuan grids in the desert. Advancements in nano-materials and microtechnology now offered …

Portable

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

Gardening

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

Cleaning

Lots of great ideas for seed starting

It’s about that time. Time to get seeds started for spring gardening. Over at the blog Dory Fitz there is a great collection of seed starting tips …

16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference

Smart problem solvers, from drilling to decor.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

<i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families be happy, successful, and good at</i> …

Storytelling

17 Useful Hacks How To Use Baking Soda For The Garden & The Kitchen

Baking soda or the ‘wonder snow-white powder’ has a variety of uses in households. It battles powdery mildew on roses in the yard or patio, it helps …

Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and …

17 Delightful Children's Books Even Childless People Will Love

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10 Incredible Uses for Epsom Salt in the Garden

Epsom salt is comprised of hydrated magnesium sulfate, a naturally occurring mineral first found in the well waters of Epsom, England. Epsom salt has …

Take a Literary Tour of the U.S. with These 50 State-Set Books

Harper Lee<p><b>Alabama</b><p>This Pulitzer Prize winner from Harper Lee is one of the great American novels. Fifty years after its publication, its ruminations on race, injustice, and morality remain as relevant as ever, and crusading attorney Atticus Finch is one of literature’s finest characters.<p>Jack</b> …

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